Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

Meet the COV Team

Children of the Valley is guided by a team of individuals who share in our mission to elevate the lives of children in need.

Site Staff

The staff of compassionate professionals that make up our core team are unlike any other. Each individual brings a unique skill set that, when combined together, enables COV to operate seamlessly and effectively. We have also been blessed with a great number of community volunteers who have lent their time, expertise, and love for children to our organization, making everything that we do possible!

Flora Lucatero
Executive Director
Yazmin Rodarte
Office Administrator
Samara Mejia
Program Assistant
Jessica Rodriguez
Development Associate
Yasmeen Davila
Volunteer Coordinator

Bethany Site

Cassandra Diaz
Site Coordinator
Stephanie Alaniz
Activity Coordinator, K-1st Grade
Cyntia Castro
Activity Coordinator, 2nd Grade
Maria Rivera
Activity Coordinator, 4th Grade
Emely Salvador
Activity Coordinator, 5th Grade

Washington Site

Adriana Tarango
Site Coordinator
Sheila Alaniz
Activity Coordinator, K-2nd Grade
Virginia Dominguez
Activity Coordinator, 3rd-5th Grade

Sedro-Woolley Site

Star Torres
Site Coordinator
Elizabeth Alatorre
Activity Coordinator, K-3rd Grade
Sophia Churape
Activity Coordinator, 4th-5th Grade

Burlington Site

Jacqueline Castellanos
Site Coordinator
Mariana DeLeon
Activity Coordinator, K-2nd Grade
Xitlalyc Hernandez
Activity Coordinator, 3rd-6th Grade

Board Members

The leaders who sit on our Board of Directors have a vested interest in our vibrant community, with like-minds that understand the importance of our children and their educational and personal growth. 

Beth Ashley
President
Dylan Sicklesteel
Director - Strategic Planning Committee
Dwight Nelson
Pastoral Liason
Erica Gaona
Parent Liason
Carlos Flores
Treasurer
Ken Wagner
Board Member
Steve Mowat
Board Member
David Rodriguez
Board Member
Monica Vivanco
Board Member
Brad Bergfalk
Board Member
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Aaron Starkovich
Board Member
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

The COV Mission

Children of the Valley serves under-resourced children and their families by valuing their cultural identity and empowering them through education, personal growth, and mentorship.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

The COV Vision

Our vision at COV is to empower students to dream big by providing a positive life-changing experience that gives them the skills and confidence to fulfill their greatest potential.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA